Triple Miles

Cheap Flights To Sydney, Kimpton Eliminates A Key Benefit And United Reducing International Service

The Best of the Rest is my effort to summarize all the travel/miles & points stories that interested me on a daily basis but didn’t have time to write about in length. Culled from over 100 blogs/authors I follow, some are passed along without comment, while I add my analysis to others. This is your shortcut to find out what’s going on in the travel world without having to read dozens of travel blogs to get all the best info.

Free Club Carlson Points And New SPG Properties

1,000 Free Club Carlson points, easy to get. Delta seems to be tweaking award availability, with many routes now able to be booked with saver inventory less than 21 days prior to departure. Two new Starwood Preferred Guest properties in popular markets, Miami and Las Vegas. Alaska Airlines is offering double and triple miles on Emirates flights. A review of a Hyatt property in California that’s still on my list to visit. United Airlines reorganizing management.  One can only hope it leads to improvements in…anything.   The post Free Club […]

United Airlines Teases, Then Disappoints With New Targeted Promo

United Airlines sent me a postcard in the mail offering triple miles for flights booked between now and the end of November.  I was excited for all of about 90 seconds.  It may not be Premium Qualifying Miles, but triple miles is pretty rich.  Then, I read the T&C and the excitement waned quickly.  If you buy pricey tickets, you still may find some value in this:   The catch? Offer is valid on paid roundtrips booked in F, A, J, C, D, Z, P, Y, B, M, and E fare […]